Igualada Cemetery : Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós / Anatxu Zabalbesascoa.

In the work of Enric Miralles the site, whether natural landscape or urban grid, is always at the forefront of the design. In the Igualada Cemetery, the topographical order is framed by angular lines and trenches, yet the sloping concrete embankments, overhanging parapets and converging edges relate to the setting as the first perceived elements within the overall perspective of space. The disciplines of architecture and landscape are fused to create a place of tremendous sculptural force - a cemetery built in the European tradition where burial niches are ranked and stacked to form great funerary walls incised into the landscape. This book p...

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Main author: Miralles, Enric, 1955-2000.
Other authors: Zabalbeascoa, Anatxu., Pinós, Carme, 1954-
ISBN: 0-7148-3281-2
Language: English
Published: London : Phaidon, 1996.
Note: Donación COAVN Álava
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Series: Architecture in detail (Phaidon)
CN: 168575
Format: Book
Physical description: 60 p. : il. bl. y n., fot., planos ; 30 x 30 cm

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Call number: ARQ MIR-EN 7
Barcode: 58233 Available